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It is curious to notice that when they speak of evil, philosophers so often use
toothache as their example. They point out with justice that you cannot feel my
toothache. In their sheltered, easy lives it looks as though this were the only pain
tween good and evil and that each is metaphysically necessary to the other. What
explanations have the theologians to offer? Some say that God has placed evils
here for our training; some say that he has sent them upon men to punish them ...
But the evil of the world then forces on us the conclusion that this being cannot be
all-powerful and allgood. A God who is all-powerful may be justly blamed for the
evil of the world and it seems absurd to consider him with admiration or accord ...
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